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The Business Journal November 2, 2012 Caterpillar is more than halfway to its projected full employment at the $426 million heavy equipment axle manufacturing factory that opened in the Triad a year ago this month. One of the factors that drew Caterpillar to Winston-Salem was the promise of a customized training program for its employees […]


Winston-Salem Chamber October 31, 2012 Nearly 300 students from 17 Forsyth County middle schools and Brunson Elementary School will gather November 3 to test their skills in science, technology and teamwork during the second annual Forsyth County Invitational Robot Run Tournament. The Robot Run, organized by the Winston?Salem Chamber of Commerce and its Technology Council […]


Forsyth Tech November 1, 2012 Forsyth Tech announced today the appointment of Mamie McKinney Sutphin as its new Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Forsyth Tech Foundation. Ms. Sutphin has served for five years as Vice President for Resource Development at United Way of Forsyth County. Citing Forsyth Tech’s success in […]


Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center October 26, 2012 Forsyth Tech has been welcomed into the Community College Consortium for Health and Safety Training (CCCHST). The CCCHST consists of community colleges partnered with business and industry, universities, and community-based organizations to offer a consistent and quality response to the national training need for hazardous waste […]


Winston-Salem Journal (Editorial) October 25, 2012 The grants provided by the Golden Leaf Foundation have generally proved to be effective and successful. They are a strong example of investing in our economic future. As the Journal’s Richard Craver reported in Sunday’s Journal, grants from Golden LEAF have served as “the closer” — the deciding factor […]


The Stokes News October 25, 2012 The Stokes County Board of Commissioners gave tentative approval to the Forsyth Technical Community College Stokes campus at a county meeting on Oct. 8. The commissioners unanimously approved the North Carolina Community College System Tentative Approval for Capital Improvement form. The form describes the proposed project as a roughly […]


Ardmore Auditorium 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. I Am Domestic Violence is a phenomenal theatrical performance. You do not want to miss this powerful and energetic educational experience! I Am Domestic Violence is A One-Woman Performance Presentation. Students, faculty, staff and college community are welcome and encouraged to attend. Wambui Bahati is a nationally acclaimed […]


Winston-Salem Journal October 21, 2012 KERNERSVILLE – Grants from the Golden Leaf Foundation have served as “the closer” in many of the 24 major economic-development projects that have been done in the Triad and Northwest N.C. since 2002. However, Golden Leaf and local economic officials stress that the economic impact is not limited to easing […]


The Gazette-Virginian October 22, 2012 Halifax County Industrial Development Authority this morning will unveil the region’s newest asset for economic development — the National Center for Coatings Application, Research and Education (C-CARE). The Honorable Mary Rea Carter, deputy secretary of commerce and trade, will represent Gov. Bob McDonnell at the ribbon cutting scheduled to begin […]


Winston-Salem Chronicle October 18, 2012 Salem College welcomed nearly 200 Triad-area college students to campus for a day of professional development, networking and inspiration at its inaugural Women’s Conference, Developing Emerging Professionals on Sept. 29. Students from Salem, Winston-Salem State University, Wake Forest University, Forsyth Tech, UNC-Greensboro, Guilford College and Davidson County Community College were […]


Winston-Salem Chronicle October 18, 2012 Winston-Salem native Dominique Adams was forced to drop out of Carver High School his senior year when his daughter was born. After working in construction, Adams wasn’t satisfied, so he enrolled in the GED® program at Forsyth Tech. Read more: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/rec-centers-latest-offering-ged-classes/


Winston-Salem Journal October 9, 2012 For the first time in 18 years, House District 71 is up for grabs. In February, state Rep. Larry Womble, a Democrat, announced he would not seek re-election after he was seriously injured in a car wreck last December. Democrat Evelyn Terry, a former Winston-Salem City Council member and longtime […]


Wake Forest Magazine October 16, 2012 When he became a father for the second time at 42, Paul Garber (’86) recalls asking himself, “Do I really want to run around with this pink Vera Bradley baby bag on my shoulder?” That was several years ago; today Garber shares thoughts and resources on older parenting through […]


News 14 TV October 12, 2012 A Forsyth Tech autobody student and stay-at-home mom was part of a group of middle class families who met with former NC governor Jim Hunt at a family’s home in Winston-Salem to discuss the choices voters have to make this November and how education is the key to a […]


The Chronicle October 10, 2012 Jefferson Elementary School’s Nora Baker is the 2013 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Principal of the Year. Baker has also worked as an adjunct instructor at Salem College and Forsyth Technical Community College. Read more: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/baker-named-top-principal/


The Stokes News October 11, 2012 Senior Director of Off-Campus Centers Ann Watts dances with Stokes Early College students in an impromptu dance. Students and staff enjoyed snacks, refreshments and music in a community celebration day sponsored by Forsyth Technical Community College. Read more: http://www.thestokesnews.com/view/full_story/20435888/article-Stokes-students-celebrate-Forsyth-Tech-Community-Day#ixzz295krtARc


North Carolina Biotechnology Center October 10, 2012 Winston-Salem’s Forsyth Tech Community College has been awarded a $15 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to lead a national workforce development and training program across the $100 billion biosciences industry. Read more: http://www.ncbiotech.org/article/forsyth-tech-awarded-15m-grant-department-labor


WCNC TV/Associated Press October 10, 2012 WCNC TV online in Charlotte, NC carries a story today about the Obama campaign, which is accompanied by a photo of President Obama speaking during his visit to Forsyth Tech in Dec. 2010. Read more: http://www.wcnc.com/news/politics/For-Obama-the-trail-can-be-on-grind-it-out-mode–173477411.html


Bloomberg October 9, 2012 While employers struggle to fill jobs in health care and trades such as welding, enrollment in the two-year, degree-awarding colleges that provide graduates for those fields rose only 18 percent from 2005 to 2010, trailing the 21 percent growth for four-year universities. Even with trades offering competitive pay, skilled factory vacancies […]


The Stokes News Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem has been awarded a $15 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to lead a national effort to develop and expand workforce training across the $100 billion biosciences industry.


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